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Video of the Week: Taurus PT-111 G2 9mm pistol review – BUDGET!

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YouTube is an absolutely incredible source of information on almost anything you can think of. Every week we feature a new video related to a variety of topics such as firearms, first aid, gardening, security, food storage, water filtration….and current events.

I have heard from many people over the last couple years that Taurus is crap. Most of these reports are based on what people have “heard” or

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Getting Started with Survival Preparations

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There are many people that are just now looking into “survival”. Many of these new “preppers” have become interested due to severe economic situations in this country as well as uncertainty throughout the World. Many people are having their eye’s opened due to the reality of the situation.

Now, I am not going to get into all the in’s and out’sof the economic situation – I will however express my opinion that it is SEVERE

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Video How To: Installation of a Single Point Sling Adapter

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I have a Single Point Sling Adapter on my Stag Arms AR and thought I would write up some instructions on how to install one. It is not difficult – but after looking at all the pictures and starting to write up the instruction – well, a video would be so much easier.

So – check out this YouTube video:

 

 

From the Supply House: Here are a few popular survival & preparedness items

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3 Easy Tips to Improve Your Handgun Accuracy

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The ability to fire a handgun accurately is crucial to survival, not only yours, but that of innocent bystanders. Since many individuals opt to carry handguns for the purposes of self-defense, accuracy is also important in achieving that end. You may want to use lethal force in certain circumstances, but it isn’t always called for. In those situations, taking any life should not be an accident. While you want to protect yourself, disarming

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ClassicFirearms.com now an official sponsor

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I am pleased to announce that Classic Firearms out of Monroe, NC is now an official sponsor of ModernSurvivalOnline.com. I became familiar with Classic Firearms after ordering a Bear Creek Arsenal upper to complete an AR build. Their customer service was excellent and the upper arrived with no issues.

Just recently I placed another order getting a Canik TP9 SA 9mm pistol. I talked on the phone with Janet who coordinated the firearms transfer to

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Shooting the Kel-Tec Sub-2000 9mm carbine

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This post was originally published HERE on MSO.

So many guns, not enough money. A couple weeks ago I had the chance to borrow a friends Kel-Tec Sub-2000 9mm Carbine. I have been interested in owning one of these for the past few years but it just never happened.

Over a weekend I was able to take a look at the Kel-Tec, handle it, shoot it, and get an

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Equipment Review: HC3R Ruger 10/22 Magazine

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This post was originally published HERE on MSO.

Higher capacity aftermarket magazines for the Ruger 10/22 have been hit or miss for many years. With the release of the factory Ruger BX-25 magazine, 10/22 owners finally had a reliable higher-than-standard capacity magazine available to them. I honestly felt that there would be no more non-Ruger magazines produced as how could they possibly compete.

Enter the HC3R Ruger 10/22 Magazine. This magazine offers a very

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Video of the Week: The Truth About Wolf Ammo

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YouTube is an absolutely incredible source of information on almost anything you can think of. Every week we feature a new video related to a variety of topics such as firearms, first aid, gardening, security, food storage, water filtration….and current events.

Asking someone about Wolf ammunition is sometimes like asking about religion or politics. People are very opinionated however most I have come across have little personal

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Review: Solvent Trap Adapter from Infinite Product Solutions

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Ever hear of a “solvent trap adapter”? If not you have now. Amazing what people come out with nowadays. A solvent trap adapter is a small tool which attaches to the end of a firearm and allows an oil filter or similarly threaded objects to be attached.

The intended purpose of a solvent trap adapter is to attach an oil filter to the end of a barrel to make cleaning the firearm easier. Simply attach

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I never hear anything about the Ruger Mini-14 anymore…..

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I had an original Mini-14 back in the 90’s and thought it was great. The only magazine I used that worked well was the Ramline polymer magazine designed to function in the Mini-14, AR-15, and AR-180. Wish I had never sold that gun. The Mini-14 has since been redesigned and has been improved but yet still rarely do I see it referenced when defensive or SHTF-guns are discussed.

I would suppose changing marketing conditions are

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Video of the Week: Incredible Slow Motion Camera Work

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YouTube is an absolutely incredible source of information on almost anything you can think of. Every week we feature a new video related to a variety of topics such as firearms, first aid, gardening, security, food storage, water filtration….and current events.

The Coach sent this in……awesome slow motion camera work.

 

From the Supply House: Here are a few popular survival & preparedness items available at deep

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FIREARMS VIDEO OF THE WEEK: Servin’ Up the Second Amendment

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YouTube is an absolutely incredible source of information on almost anything you can think of. Every week we feature a new video related to a variety of topics such as firearms, first aid, gardening, security, food storage, water filtration….and current events.

This is one of the coolest things I have ever seen. A restaurant whose wait staff works their job armed. That’s right – they carry a

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FIREARMS WEEK: Ammunition availability and prices

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Ammunition availability and prices are as close to “back to normal” as I have seen in a long while – at least here in South Carolina. Local gun shop up the road from me this past weekend had ton’s of inventory of .22LR and no limit. Academy Sports also had quite a bit of off brand 22’s but still on the expensive side(10 cents a round). Even online ammunition retailer Luckygunner.com has a substantial selection

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“Firearms Week” coming to ModernSurvivalOnline.com

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Stay tuned!! Coming soon is a full week of rifles, pistols, carbines – everything and anything related to firearms for 7 days straight right here on ModernSurvivalOnline.

If you are a gun nut like me or have a passing interest in firearms I am sure there will be something for you. Firearm reviews, commentaries, philosophy, accessories, shooting, defensive training – a variety of topics will be covered(maybe some just for fun).

Hey – if

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Photo slideshow……Enjoy!

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Hey all –

Every so often I throw together a few pictures I gather from my travels across the Internet. Last time it was all guns – this time a combination of things. Hope you see something you like.

– – – Rourke

 

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Why I like the 9mm…..

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A couple things I want to state right off the bat.

I am NOT saying that the 45ACP, 40S&W, .357 Sig, 45GAP, or any other pistol caliber is inferior to the 9mm. Shoot what you can shoot accurately with the ability to get back on target for follow up shots regardless of caliber. Period. A pistol is NOT the ideal defensive or offensive weapon. It is vastly under-powered compared to a rifle. ALL common pistol

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Looking for a red dot sight? Great deal!

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Hey all –

Just saw that Amazon has a great deal on the Vortex Strikefire – a red dot site ideal for an AR-platform. I have owned one of these for the past several years and they have been a very reliable and accurate sight.

Regularly found over $160.00 – as of this writing Amazon has it for $127.00 with Free Shipping. Amazon changes their prices often so there is no telling how long it

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Review: Magpul MOE Grip for AR Platform

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To be honest I often scoffed at the idea of spending my hard earned money on an aftermarket grip for my AR. I mean – it’s a just a grip, right? The standard AR grip has been around for decades and should be just fine. Well – several months ago I happen to have a few extra bills padding my wallet(rare occurrence) and was down in Columbia, SC at Palmetto State Armory. They had an

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I was just thinking….

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Not really sure why I started thinking about this tonight. When I was 14 years old I was an avid reader of SURVIVE Magazine and American Survival Guide. Yeah – maybe being 14 and worried about a nuclear war between the Soviets and the United States was a bit unusual but I was not the usual teenager. Anyways I really looked forward to a new issue coming out every month,

I can still remember many

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK: The Truth About Wolf Ammo

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YouTube is an absolutely incredible source of information on almost anything you can think of. Every week we feature a new video related to a variety of topics such as firearms, first aid, gardening, security, food storage, water filtration….and current events.

 

 

 

From the Supply House: Here are a few popular survival & preparedness items available at deep discounts on Amazon. Many items are available with Free

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SHTF ONE GUN DEFENSE

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****This post originally appeared over at SeasonedCitizenPrepper.com. It can be seen in its original form HERE.

 

BY GREG RENTCHLER, Editor at Large

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I’ve been spending a lot of time at my BOL thinking about a one-gun solution for defending the family in time of SHTF. After much discussion with my survival family and colleagues, we collectively concluded that there is no such thing as

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COOL VIDEO!!! Burris Eliminator on a .22 LR

The Burris Eliminator is one of the highest tech optics available – not cheap either. This video shows one mounted on a tricked out Ruger 10/22. Cool stuff!

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Initial Evaluation: New Frontier LW-15 Polymer AR Lower

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Several weeks ago I received a New Frontier LW-15 polymer lower for testing – and to build another AR. I know many may scoff at the use of polymer in an AR lower – much the same way traditionalists rolled their eyes at this new plastic gun that came out years ago – called a “Glock”. That plastic gun turned out to be OK. I was originally attracted to the New Frontier due to their

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Review: Armasight SPARK (CORE) night vision monocular

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Right up front let me say that night vision, since its inception, has probably been the greatest force multiplier ever developed for the common fighting man. It is almost cheating, it gives such and advantage to those so equipped, either in defense on a perimeter or out actively patrolling.

Any level of night vision capability is going to give you a great advantage at night over those who do not

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